SSP 33rd Annual Meeting - It''s What Counts: How Data Transforms Our World - 01 Jun 2011 Plan to attend the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Scholarly Publishing, June 1-3, 2011, "It''s What Counts: How Data Transforms Our World," at the Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA.
Meeting Highlights Include:
* Opening Keynote Address by Jon Orwant, Director of Engineering, Google Books, and co-author of Quantitative Analysis of Culture Using Millions of Digitized Books
* Plenary Address by John Palfrey, Co-Author of Born Digital, Understanding the First Generation of Digital Natives; Professor of Law at Harvard Law School; Vice Dean, Library and Information Resources; and Co-Director, Berkman Center for Internet and Society
* Twenty concurrent sessions presenting new ideas and cutting-edge information on a range of important topics in scholarly publishing
* Pre-meeting seminars, offering in-depth discussions and practical advice on areas of interest
* Exhibitor's Marketplace: learn more about new products, programs, services and solutions for your scholarly publishing needs
* Evening reception, interactive lunches and many other networking opportunities.
Effective Journals Marketing - 02 Jun 2011 New business models are being introduced and technology is creating new marketing opportunities and challenges. It's hard to stay on top of all the changes and to know how best to apply marketing theory in this dynamic environment. This course meets these challenges and offers delegates a hands-on experience in the form of an interactive workshop. The course will use a variety of methods, including case studies, to examine some of the hot topics (such as Open Access) in the marketplace and review how to apply marketing techniques to generate sales and submissions.
Taking eBooks to Market - 06 Jun 2011 This course aims to provide guidance on the most effective routes to market, for smaller publishers who intend to make digital versions of their books available, or are already doing so. It will take an interactive, group-led approach to solving problems and/or identifying opportunities around questions listed in the programme.
ICSTI's 2011 Summer Conference - 07 Jun 2011 ICSTI’s 2011 Summer Conference will be held on 7-8 June in Beijing. Hosted by ISTIC, the Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China, the theme of the meeting will be ’Upgrading Information to Knowledge’. The Conference will be followed immediately by ICSTI’s General Assembly Meeting on 8-9 June.
Journal Development - 08 Jun 2011 This course examines development strategies for individual journals. By providing a solid overview of the publishing world and considering current and future market trends, it will enable delegates to position their journal within this context. The course is also an excellent opportunity for delegates to meet and exchange experiences.
Member Retention - 15 Jun 2011 This first one hour webinar, beginning at 11:00 a.m. CDST, will cover helpful tips for member retention including how to create compelling member benefits, get members involved, and improve communication and networking. We'll also explore strategies for recruiting and retaining first-time members. Hashtag #apweb11.
Understanding Copyright - 16 Jun 2011 This course provides an introduction to copyright law and how it is used in practice. Delegates will gain an understanding of the legal background, and will be able to make sense of their own organisation's contracts and licences.
Introduction to Journals Publishing - 21 Jun 2011 This is an introductory course covering all aspects of journals publishing for those who are at the beginning of their careers. It covers everything from peer review to online delivery, and provides delegates with a clear understanding of how all the elements in this fast-moving area fit together.
ALPSP Seminar: Making sense of social media - 23 Jun 2011 Social media are here to stay. It''s changed the rules of how target markets interact with our brands and publications and opened up numerous channels for how people search and interact with our content. This seminar will showcase examples of how publishers have used social media to support core business objectives including adapting their working practices, developing metrics to analyse the results and examples within the mobile space.